Registered Dietitian - Simmons CCC - Moncrief Cancer Center Ft. Worth
Department: Simmons CC Moncrief Cncr Inst
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Experience and Education
Bachelor's degree in related field, Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian with State of Texas Board of Examiners of Dietitians, and no experience required.
Collects nutritional data from patient medical records and evaluation instruments.
Documents and proveds medical nutrition therapy for prevention and treatment of diseases.
Prepares special diet menus for patients requiring special dietary treatment.
Assesses diets and nutritional status of patients throughout life cycle. Provides nutrition counseling and education as appropriate.
Performs and manages nutrient analysis through use of computer.
Interacts with various health care team members such as physicians, nurses, and hospital floor receptionists. Confers with health care team members as to dietary and/or nutritional needs of patients.
Evaluates outcomes of nutrition interventions.
Develops and/or revises nutrition education materials.
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
Performs other duties as assigned.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
This is a registered Dietitian position with the Mobile Survivorship Program at Moncrief Cancer Institute in Fort Worth, TX
Travel to rural areas is required as part of the Mobile Survivorship Program.
Oncology Experience is not required but preferred!
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